"These are Johannes Brahms last two completed instrumental works
Frequently heard and recorded in transcription, as here, these works were originally written for clarinetist Richard Mühlfeld, who inspired Brahms to write some of most glorious music.
The name Yuri Bashmet is known to any music aficionado. He has been an active performer for almost forty years. Pianist Mikhail Muntian has been Yuri Bashmet’s constant ensemble partner
Recorded live at the Grand ?all of Moscow Conservatory, 23 March 1984."